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Harvey's Heart The Discovery of Blood Circulation

by Andrew Gregory

Part of the Revolutions in science Series

Harvey's Heart The Discovery of Blood Circulation Synopsis

The tale of William Harvey's momentous discovery - that the blood vessels form a closed system, carrying blood pumped rapidly around the body by the heart - is one of ingenuity, imagination and perseverence, and remarkable use of experiment, observation and skill.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781840462487
Publication date: 8th May 2001
Author: Andrew Gregory
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Life sciences: general issues, History of medicine, Popular science, Molecular biology,

About Andrew Gregory

Andrew Gregory is Lecturer in History of Science in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at University College London.

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